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The Scoop - Tuesday July 20, 2021


Sad news to share, as Sul Ross State (D-III - TX) offensive coordinator Kevin Canty has passed away. He was just 37 years old. Please join us in praying for his family.

Vaccine Mandate: The Division II SIAC will require all athletics personnel, even cheerleaders and band members, to get vaxxed.

Bethel (NAIA - TN): Bethel University is looking to hire a defensive graduate assistant. Housing and meals are included. Candidate will also get the chance to start your masters we recommend the Masters of Education. If interested, email and

Alabama: An Alabama player is on the verge of becoming one of the first NIL-era players to make $1 million, and Nick Saban dropped that nugget in the perfect recruiting venue.

North Carolina: UNC mayyyybe just provided a blueprint for bringing the video game back

Alan Hancock (JC - CA): Allan Hancock College is a community College in Santa Maria, CA. We have an opening for a LB or DB coach, somebody with special teams background is encouraged but not necessary. If the candidate has a bachelor degree, the stipend and class attached will be around $10k for the year. For the right candidate, there could be housing provided. Candidates should email

SEC Shorts: The team over at SEC churns out more great content, this time perfectly timed with SEC Media Days. The Coach Speak Translator.

Bethany (NAIA - KS): Bethany College is currently accepting applications for an assistant football coach working with the running backs. Primary duties will include coaching the RB position group, opponent film breakdown, tracking recruiting activity, and other duties assigned by the Offensive Coordinator. Compensation will include a stipend and potentially Housing/Meal plan. Send Resumes to

College GameDay: ESPN has announced the location for the first two weeks of the season. Let's go!

Steve Addazio: Due to a personal matter, Steve Addazio will not attend the 2021 Mountain West Media Days event and will do his interviews via Zoom during his scheduled time.

MAC: The MAC commish blasts NCAA and calls for overhauls to APR, signing-cap rules.

Brent Venables: Why did Clemson's 50-year old defensive coordinator once again spurn some solid head coaching opportunities to return to Dabo's staff at Clemson? His answer is quite simple.

Villanova (FCS - PA): Villanova University (FCS-PA) is currently accepting applications for a volunteer football coach on Offense for the 2021 season. We are seeking candidates who are looking to gain experience working within a Division 1 football program. Primary duties will include assisting the Wide Receiver position group, opponent film breakdown, tracking recruiting activity, and other duties assigned by the Offensive Coordinator. Candidates with strong communication and computer skills are preferred. Qualifications: (1) Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree program; (2) Experience competing in intercollegiate athletics or (3) experience working in a collegiate football program. This position does not provide any stipend, benefits, or housing. However, volunteers will receive experience working in a Division I program, have the potential to earn a paid position, earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive internship credit, if applicable. Please send ONE (1) attachment containing your cover letter, resume and three professional references to the Villanova University Football Staff at Phone calls will NOT be accepted.

New York Jets: Jets pass game specialist Greg Knapp is in critical condition following a bicycle accident. More here.

Rose-Hulman (D-III – IN): Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is hiring a running backs coach. The position pays $15,000 with no additional benefits. Interested candidates should email their resume and references to:

St. Andrews (NAIA - NC): St. Andrews is looking for a Full time Assistant Coach to coach Wide Receivers or Defensive Backs. Looking for someone with experience and knowledge of strength and conditioning. Other duties will include coaching a position, Hudl film breakdown, recruiting, and other duties assigned by Head Coach. If interested please email cover letter and resume to Steven Harris at

Crown (D-III - MN): Crown College has an immediate opening for a full-time offensive coordinator position. This is a salary position with full benefits. Applicants must have a strong Christian faith and work within Crown College's Christian mission. The position will have their own recruiting area and will be responsible for coaching and managing their own position, including position meetings. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to film breakdown and data entry, assisting with special teams, recruiting, running positional meetings, assisting with game preparation, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Send a cover letter, resume, your faith journey, and references to Head Coach Anthony Franz at with subject line Crown OC Position. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Looking for someone to start immediately.

Fordham (FCS - NY): Fordham University has an immediate opening for a quality control position on its staff. The position would be focused on Offense, but could work on both sides of the ball. This opportunity is unpaid (no benefits), but housing is provided. Interested candidates should email their resume and references to

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking a Graduate Assistant Football Coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include but not limited to Defensive Line. Experience playing and coaching Defensive Line preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program, including but not limited to, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, spring football practice, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Rich Renner, Assistant Coach, Fax # (940) 397-4945.

Elmhurst (D-III - IL): Per sources, defensive line coach / Special Teams Coordinator Nick Chiodo is no longer with the program.

Kentucky Christian (NAIA - KY): Kentucky Christian University is looking to immediately hire an Offensive Graduate Assistant working with the RB position. Free Tuition, Housing, and Meals are included (no stipend). Must be a man of faith and share the Christian values of the University. Please send resume to

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University is seeking a Defensive Line GA. Position includes graduate school tuition along with an $8000 stipend. Will run their own room and have a recruiting area. Please email a resume and cover letter to Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Lake Erie (D-II - OH): Lake Erie College has a GA and / or restricted earnings positions open. Includes stipend, meals, and a full tuition waiver. Please send all hiring materials to:

VMI (FCS - VA): VMI is looking for a defensive assistant position. This is strictly a VOLUNTEER position; there is NO compensation, housing or benefits. Position includes, but is not limited to: assisting with the defensive front on the field and in the meeting room, video editing/coordinating, film sharing, manage and direct scout team, weekly data input, weekly analytics, on-campus recruiting assistance and other duties assigned by the head coach. Ideal candidates must have high energy, be self-motivated, be highly organized, a proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and other computer skills. All interested and qualified applicants should email No phone calls please.

Bethany (D-III - WV): Bethany College is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Intern, Football program. These position will report to the Head Football Coach. The position will coach the offensive line. Duties will include coaching, recruiting and fundraising. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach or the director of athletics. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree, a valid driver's license, and playing experience at the collegiate level. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience coaching at the collegiate or high school level. Knowledge of and adherence to Bethany, NCAA Division III, and Presidents' Athletic Conference rules and regulations are also required. Compensation includes stipend ($3,500/year), room and board, and tuition waiver into Bethany’s MAT program. The selected candidates must be enrolled in Bethany's MAT program as a condition of employment. Start date is August 2021. Letters of application along with resume and list of references can be submitted electronically to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

NCAA Salaries: Despite the COVID pandemic, the NCAA paid President Mark Emmert, nearly $3 million in salary for the Sept. 2019-Aug. 2020 year.. It also shelled out more in legal fees than all the operating expenses of 171 of its 227 top NCAA Division I members.

Missouri State (FCS): Missouri State University is seeking to hire a Quality Control / Video Coordinator for the Fall 2021 season. Candidate must be looking to break into the coaching profession and also have video experience, preferably with DVSport. The chosen candidate will start as soon as possible. Applicants should submit resume and references to

University of Indianapolis (D-II): University of Indianapolis is seeking applicants for a restricted earnings offensive assistant (running backs). This position will be in charge of coaching their own position group and recruiting their own area. Please email your résumé and references to our Offensive Coordinator Brad Wilson at

Indiana Wesleyan (NAIA): Tyler Miller has joined the program as Director of Football Operations / Offensive Analyst. Most recently, Tyler served as the Assistant Director of Recruiting at the University of Missouri.


Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna is seeking an assistant football coach working with the Running Backs. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing or coaching. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, on the road recruiting in a specific area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. No housing, but some meals are included. Candidates will be expected to be here 10 months. Interested candidates should email Resume, cover letter, and references to . No phone calls.

Minnesota-Duluth (D-II): The University of Minnesota Duluth is seeking a Defensive Assistant working in the secondary. Secondary coaching experience preferred. This is a coaching intern position. Housing, meals, and benefits are NOT included. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Trey Dill at Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will immediately be reviewed.

Ohio State: Connor Nichols has joined the Buckeyes as assistant director of creative media.